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Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 01-20-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 15,213
Posted By buck454
2015 Chevy Colorado 4x4 for tow

TELL ME IT AIN'T SO.....
as much as I love my 2007 CC I was thinking of getting one of the 2015 models. Appears that the new ones can not be towed four down as my 2007. No neutral for transfer...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-30-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 714
Posted By buck454
Best way to sell MH??

DIVORCE!!!!!
Live in very rural area of NETX where MH is not so popular on folks "to buy" list. What is the better sites to list and what is a reasonable price to ask? NADA low wholesale is $106k....
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-01-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 709
Posted By buck454
I have the solar vent fan but have never thought...

I have the solar vent fan but have never thought it did much good. It was this year that I discovered turning down to middle setting seemed to make it cool better. I would try gas and electric. I...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 06-30-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 709
Posted By buck454
Dometic cooling scale?

Like many I still have a Dometic (two door) and a year left on Ext ins policy. I make a trip to New Mexico most every year last week in June where i dry camp. For second year I notice refrig temp...
Forum: Gulf Stream Owner's Forum 06-18-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,232
Posted By buck454
Couple that full moon with the fact that due to...

Couple that full moon with the fact that due to outside temp helping keep water in tank warm from trying diesel side earlier in day, I think the water I thought was heated from several hours with...
Forum: Gulf Stream Owner's Forum 06-16-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,232
Posted By buck454
I am parked at home connected to shore and water,...

I am parked at home connected to shore and water, but had water turned low in pressure. After looking more for a C/B I had overlooked, I decided to try it again. Thinking that perhaps water tank was...
Forum: Gulf Stream Owner's Forum 06-15-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,232
Posted By buck454
Electric hot water heater fuse?

Embarrassing, but is there not a fuse to electric hot water heater? The toggle light on panel works but no hot water from electric only. HydroHot works fine. My search finds no fuse for hot water...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-08-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,187
Posted By buck454
I often have issues with leveling jacks alarm but...

I often have issues with leveling jacks alarm but that is more of loud buzz rather than a muffled series of quick beeps (like digital cell phone/tablet).
b
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-07-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,187
Posted By buck454
I believe wife would have isolated sound if from...

I believe wife would have isolated sound if from refrig, but perhaps not. I will check CO2 and turn signal but the series of beeps seems to be an irregular sound. Again, like cell phone/ipad.

b
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-07-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,187
Posted By buck454
what are calling 12 v switch? Was the inverter...

what are calling 12 v switch? Was the inverter alarm from the compartment where inverter is located? A series of 6-7 beeps?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-07-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,187
Posted By buck454
The previous owner towed a 8k lb trailer which...

The previous owner towed a 8k lb trailer which has a brake unit under dash in usual mounting area. This unit is not in use with my tow vehicle but is still wired in and has power.
Could this have...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-07-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,187
Posted By buck454
I do not have TPMS so that is out. A real...

I do not have TPMS so that is out.

A real mystery as the "beep" sound, rather than buzz, categorizes the sound so different from dash and leveling alarms. And, it seemed so muffled, but as George...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-06-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,187
Posted By buck454
Mystery alarm

Just returned from trip to Phoenix and while traveling I would often hear a mysterious series of beeps, six-seven short beeps in a row. Two or three series every few minutes then they would cease...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 02-24-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 972
Posted By buck454
update

understand I have been a longtime Verizon customer and fan, but this situation and customer service is rediculous.
I called V again this morning about 9:30 am and pleasantly got what I thought was...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 02-24-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 972
Posted By buck454
Considering my intelligence in such...

Considering my intelligence in such devices.....not a stupid questions, but yes. Thanks.
Bill
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 02-23-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 972
Posted By buck454
That is what I thought would happen when she...

That is what I thought would happen when she needed to use my hotspot, that just does not work. Spend hour or so on phone with Verizon Sat and they could not help either. I will take to verizon store...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 02-23-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 972
Posted By buck454
adding device to hotspot?

We are off on trip to Phoenix and have found RV park that has wi fi but through another party (jabba--14.95 per week) and it is not good. I have a Verizon/Samsung Galaxy 10 tablet with "hotspot" and...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 02-15-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,241
Posted By buck454
+2....IMO the savings you may find in $$$$ will...

+2....IMO the savings you may find in $$$$ will not be worth the headache you will likely get from neighboring campers due to the noise created. b
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-15-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,636
Posted By buck454
Our particular MH had table (two half round...

Our particular MH had table (two half round folding sides) and 4 chairs (two folding). We found the nicer two chairs heavy and if not strapped down, would often fall. Our whole set-up was a rather...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 02-13-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,853
Posted By buck454
Will be heading for AZ next Thursday (2oth) from...

Will be heading for AZ next Thursday (2oth) from NETX. If weather holds as predicted I will head to Phoenix via I-40 staying probably at Oasis west of Amarillo (20th) then to possibly Meteor RV near...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-08-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,225
Posted By buck454
And, remember what you have been told about other...

And, remember what you have been told about other things....if it looks to good, $$, there might be a reason. I find this is true if a particular RV looks great on paper, and perhaps in appearance,...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 02-07-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,269
Posted By buck454
4x4 is a great tow. Sure hate they are not made...

4x4 is a great tow. Sure hate they are not made anymore. I have well over 100K on mine and still enjoy it. Probably near 20K are tow miles
b
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-04-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 943
Posted By buck454
My pump is on opposite side of coach from...

My pump is on opposite side of coach from wet/sewage bay in a water manifold compartment and the way it is arranged there is just barely room for pump....compartment door almost bumps it. I have...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-04-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,125
Posted By buck454
Definitely looks more comfy. b

Definitely looks more comfy. b
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-04-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 943
Posted By buck454
Fortunately, before I took MH in for service I...

Fortunately, before I took MH in for service I decided to drain water, put air through lines, and added a tad of antifreeze to gray & black tanks just for heck of it. As it turned out temperature...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-04-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,125
Posted By buck454
You caught that? ha. That RV queen just don't...

You caught that? ha. That RV queen just don't always cut it when I'm restless.
b
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-03-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,125
Posted By buck454
UPDATE: here's the switch

Furniture store made me a much better offer than CW by a long shot....less money, better quality, and a longer, more comfortable sofa. I ended up choosing a LazyBoy, mostly for a couple of hundred...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-01-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,341
Posted By buck454
Don't forget the two plugs behind refrig. b

Don't forget the two plugs behind refrig. b
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-28-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 943
Posted By buck454
P, thanks for reply. I feel more comfortable...

P,
thanks for reply. I feel more comfortable with a little heat going even with thermostat set as low as 43. I just don't trust that I have every bit of water out, but with most faucets and valves...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-28-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 943
Posted By buck454
Storing for few weeks in twenties?

when you store for a few weeks expecting temps at night to maybe dip in low twenties, do you leave HydroHot furnace on? I have drained water, pushed air through lines, little anti-f in mostly empty...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 01-27-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 554
Posted By buck454
And NOT the diesel switch or both?

And NOT the diesel switch or both?
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 01-27-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 554
Posted By buck454
My concern was if having the HH furnace on would...

My concern was if having the HH furnace on would damage the "empty" water coil that runs through system (assuming that is the way it works).
b
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 01-27-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 554
Posted By buck454
Wow, no one with answer in three hours. unusual,...

Wow, no one with answer in three hours. unusual, hope I am OK.
bill
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-27-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,840
Posted By buck454
Picked my MH up from Truck Service Center in...

Picked my MH up from Truck Service Center in Tyler today. Level one service was around $475 and included air cleaner ($115).
Forum: Cummins Engines 01-27-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,359
Posted By buck454
UPDATE....pickup MH today and got a good (to me)...

UPDATE....pickup MH today and got a good (to me) explanation and visual of damaged dampener. Oil leak was to the front housing seal which explains how the "dings" were found and I think signs of...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 01-27-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 554
Posted By buck454
HydroHot/HW heater??

Suspect this has been asked many times but in a quick search I did not get answer I wanted. Can the HydroHot (AquaHot) furnace be left on when water has been drained? It is suppose to get pretty...
Forum: Cummins Engines 01-25-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,359
Posted By buck454
I will add a little more for comfort. This is...

I will add a little more for comfort. This is the same center that admitted to not aligning after a tie rod replacement ( filed on ext warranty) then when I showed the front tires wear in about 4K...
Forum: Cummins Engines 01-24-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,359
Posted By buck454
Thanks for replies. Certainly right about there...

Thanks for replies.
Certainly right about there being lots of good advice on irv2 forums.

TeJay, the $1200 was for replacing days worth of labor on head gasket. I was not to be charged any...
Forum: Cummins Engines 01-24-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,359
Posted By buck454
Actually, I believe they suggested the...

Actually, I believe they suggested the replacement of balancer was to protect against master seal or gasket (do not remember his exact term) from being damaged. Would they recognize need of...
Forum: Cummins Engines 01-24-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,359
Posted By buck454
Engine service???

When we purchased our motorhome in August of 2011 we were advised that there had been a complete in-frame overhaul of the 400 Cummins due an incident of water thru intake. MH had around 30k miles of...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-22-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,741
Posted By buck454
I will sure need to check these items when I pick...

I will sure need to check these items when I pick up mh as so often the case in NETX, weather forecast was wrong. It was 22 this morning and will probably be in twenties tonight. Good news is that it...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 01-21-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,196
Posted By buck454
+2....works for me.

+2....works for me.
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 01-21-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,170
Posted By buck454
I have major competition near Phoenix in Feb that...

I have major competition near Phoenix in Feb that I have been traveling to since 2000. I often travel I-40 from Amarillo to Flagstaff, it is good for an interstate with only a few stretches of pot...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 01-20-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,777
Posted By buck454
If in motion is not on the "must have" list then...

If in motion is not on the "must have" list then I believe the Trav'ler is excellent. I grab the 211k (DISH) from bedroom for major trips and it does an great job linked to the Trav'ler. bill
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-19-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,741
Posted By buck454
I think I am overthinking the whole situation. ...

I think I am overthinking the whole situation. When on shore at home, I do add towels to water compartment however I do have concern to the "water manifold" compartment where there are lots of...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-19-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,741
Posted By buck454
Yes...just discovered that. Although I opened...

Yes...just discovered that. Although I opened low points( excluding fresh water) and sent air through lines, I still had water in pump. The best I can tell the ONLY way to drain water pump is to...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-19-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,741
Posted By buck454
Good idea....I had forgot that I do not have to...

Good idea....I had forgot that I do not have to drain tanks. I believe that is what I will do....open faucets, turn on water pump, and be done with it for possible drop below 32, probably 27 at most...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-18-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,741
Posted By buck454
I think I will leave instructions to crank...

I think I will leave instructions to crank generator on the forecast low temp nights. I have HydroHot so can set furnace low and let generator take care of it.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-18-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,741
Posted By buck454
Yes, I know I could drain tanks and/or winterize...

Yes, I know I could drain tanks and/or winterize but I am wanting to avoid such since I am soon to take a trip and when at home I am plugged into shore and usually run AquaHot. Just searching for...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-18-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,741
Posted By buck454
How cold is too cold--second thread

I did not want to take from original thread "how cold is to cold".

Before i leave for trip to Phoenix in late Feb I would like to carry motorhome to Freightliner/Cummins Service Center for yearly...
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